Organizing Update

Politico and Essential Energy and Environment News (E&E News)

Last Friday, workers at Politico and E&E News announced that they are forming a union as part of NewsGuild-CWA. An overwhelming majority of the more than 250 workers including reporters, producers, copy editors, page designers, audio engineers, videographers, and others have signed cards in favor of forming the Politico and E&E News (PEN) Guild, which will be part of Washington-Baltimore News Guild (TNG-CWA Local 32035). Read more here.

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National Public Radio (NPR)

On Tuesday, workers at NPR’s Communications and Audience Growth divisions, asked for voluntary recognition from management to join Digital Media United (NABET-CWA Local 52031). This organizing effort follows a campaign by digital media workers at NPR who won voluntary recognition earlier this year. The workers hope to build on this win and join the movement for greater solidarity at NPR. Read more here.